Senator Lou D’Allesandro Slams “Right-to-Work” Supporters For Not Listening To Concerned Citizens

Senator Lou D’Allesandro Slams “Right-to-Work” Supporters  For Not Listening To Concerned Citizens       Senator Lou D’Allesandro has always stood with New Hampshire working families. His words on the Senate floor regarding the Senate Commerce Committee’s decision to immediately vote to pass SB11-FN (so-called “Right-to-Work”) out of committee before reading or researching any of

Joint Statement of the NH Labor Leaders Following the Senate Passage of So-called “Right-to-Work” Legislation

PRESS RELEASE Contact:          Alan Raff                         araff@nhaflcio.org                         (603) 714-0258   January 19, 2017   Joint Statement of the leaders of New Hampshire AFL-CIO and its affiliates, the National Education Association of New Hampshire, the State Employees Association, the New Hampshire Carpenters, and the New Hampshire Teamsters  following the Senate passage of so-called “Right-to-Work” legislation Concord – “Today the

New Hampshire AFL-CIO President Glenn Brackett’s Statement on SCOTUS Decision in FRIEDRICHS V. CALIFORNIA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

HOOKSETT– Glenn Brackett, President of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold four decades of precedent that have protected our public employees:  “The Supreme Court handed working men and women a major victory yesterday,” said Brackett. “Here in New Hampshire, this ruling protects more than 80,000 public

Portsmouth Assistant Mayor Splaine Wants Union Workers Building Sewer Plant

Portsmouth Assistant Mayor Splaine Wants Union Workers Building Sewer Plant By Jeff McMenemy jmcmenemy@seacoastonline.com PORTSMOUTH — Assistant Mayor Jim Splaine said he will introduce a motion at the April 4 City Council meeting to have the city enter into a project labor agreement for the construction of the city’s new $83.4 million sewer plant on the city-owned

AFL-CIO Executive Council Statement on Volkswagen

AFL-CIO Executive Council Statement on Volkswagen AFL-CIO Executive Council Statement on Volkswagen Below is a statement from the AFL-CIO Executive Council on Volkswagen’s continuing refusal to bargain with UAW Local 42: The diesel emissions scandal at Volkswagen has called into question the principles the company has touted: environmental protection, sustainability and social responsibility. The damage

Vermont Becomes the Fifth State to Require Paid Sick Leave

Last week, the Vermont Legislature gave final approval to a bill that would guarantee working people paid sick days. Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) is expected to sign the legislation. With his signature, Vermont will become the fifth state in the country to require paid sick days. An estimated 60,000 workers who don’t currently have access to paid
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